Saturn's moon Titan is one of the most intriguing places in the Solar System. So much so that NASA plans to send a rotorcraft there in the mid-2030s. Recently, the scientific group behind the Dragonfly mission outlined its scientific goals and objectives and shared them with the public.
The iota variant of SARS-CoV-2 has a higher transmissivity and lethality, but the iota variant itself has been practically supplanted by other strains. The effectiveness of the Sputnik V vaccine from the delta variant is 83%. It will take from 7 to 10 years to develop collective immunity in Russia in a natural way. After a year, all inflammatory processes in the brain of those who have had COVID-19 stop and the central nervous system is fully restored.
Loss of sense of smell is one of the most common symptoms of COVID-19. Moreover, it is often the only one that gives out the appearance of coronavirus in the body. The most interesting thing is that a person can not smell for a year even after a negative PCR test. And scientists are still only guessing why the nasal mucosa is so affected by SARS-CoV-2.
Health Minister Mikhail Murashko told how high a level of protection against the delta variant is provided by the domestic Sputnik V vaccine.
The fact that vaccination can help reduce the spread of coronavirus and prevent the emergence of new strains is being talked about at every corner. But as usual, there are people who refuse to believe in scientific data. And if you are very concerned about the fate of your anti-vaccination friend, we share safe and very humane ways to sow a grain of doubt in his mind.
A new study published in the journal Nature Aging focuses on how gut bacteria can potentially affect brain aging in mammals.
While jogging, cycling, swimming and other types of cardio exercises have long proven to be excellent ways to burn calories, the relationship between strength training and weight loss is much more difficult to trace – but scientists have succeeded.
Stopping bleeding due to injury can save lives, but due to the abundance of blood, many patches and bandages simply refuse to stick to the skin. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a new surgical adhesive that can stop bleeding within 30 seconds.
Stimulation of harmful white adipose tissue with IL-25 cytokine turns it into useful beige and reduces the risk of obesity in mice. A plant-based diet reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases in the elderly by 52%. Fitness trackers really help to get rid of excess weight, especially step counters are useful. When training with weights, the cells of white adipose tissue receive the command to burn fat and give energy.
A new Australian study has demonstrated how COVID-19 affects the activity of the immune system in the long term.